The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomed, on Thursday evening, US President Joseph Biden’s speech regarding the United States’ commitment to cooperating with the Kingdom to defend its sovereignty and address the threats against it.
And it said, “We will seek to strengthen cooperation with the United States to protect Our common interests, and we will endeavor with Washington to confront extremism and terrorism. ”
She also affirmed its firm position in support of reaching a comprehensive political solution to the Yemeni crisis. In a statement published by “SPA”, she said, “We welcome the United States’ emphasis on the importance of supporting diplomatic efforts to resolve the Yemeni crisis, including the efforts of UN envoy Martin Griffiths. In this context, the Kingdom has taken a number of important steps to enhance opportunities for progress on the political track. Including the declaration of the coalition to unilaterally cease fire in response to the call of the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
A comprehensive political solution in Yemen
“The Kingdom looks forward to Work with the Biden administration, the US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking, the United Nations and all Yemeni parties and the coalition countries in order to reach a comprehensive political solution in Yemen, based on Security Council Resolution No. (2216), the Gulf initiative and the outcomes of the Yemeni national dialogue, which is what the Kingdom seeks To cross fraternal Yemen towards stability and development. ”
He added,“ The Kingdom will continue its remarkable efforts to alleviate the human suffering of the brotherly Yemeni people, as the assistance it has provided in this regard to the brothers in Yemen has reached more than 17 billion dollars over the years. The last few days, the Kingdom has appealed to friendly countries and international organizations to intensify the situation Support and provide relief and humanitarian assistance to the Yemeni people. ”
The Kingdom also looks forward to continuing and strengthening cooperation and coordination with the United States to deal with challenges in the region, including In this pushing the peace process in the Middle East, resolving conflicts, supporting stability in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa and the countries of the Sahel, confronting extremism and terrorism, dealing with the repercussions of the Corona pandemic, working to stabilize the oil and financial markets as partners in the G20, and strengthening cooperation in The field of environmental protection, to protect our common interests and to enhance security and stability in the region and the world.